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Jarvis and Williams strike but WI extend lead past 300

[ESPNcricinfo] Tea West Indies 219 and 244 for 6 (Chase 38*, Jarvis 2-42, Williams 2-54) lead Zimbabwe 159 by 304 runs. West Indies continued their progress on the third day at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, extending the lead over Zimbabwe to 304 at tea. Kraigg Brathwaite soaked up the early pressure to score 86, …

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Spinners hand opening-day honours to Zimbabwe

[ESPNcricinfo] Stumps Zimbabwe 19 for 0 (Mire 17*, Masakadza 0*) trail West Indies219 (Shai Hope 90*, Powell 56, Cremer 4-64, Williams 3-20) by 200 runs. Only Shai Hope stood firm for West Indies on the first day at Queens Sports Club as Zimbabwe’s bowlers consistently chipped away to bowl West Indies out for 219 and ensure …

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West Indies wary of resurgent Zimbabwe

[ESPNcricinfo]  Big picture Zimbabwe’s lost son has returned, and bringing good news it seems. Brendan Taylor, Zimbabwe’s finest batsman of the last decade, and possibly ever, is back in the fold and reckons “this can be the best period of Zimbabwe cricket”. And it’s not just Taylor who has a …

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Sri Lanka A 97-2 vs Windies A at Lunch

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Sri Lanka A, having won the toss and batted, were 97-2 after 27 overs against West Indies A at Lunch on day one of the second ‘Test’ at the Trelawny Multi Purpose Stadium here. Captain Dhananjaya de Silva (51) and vice captain (26) were unbeaten at the …

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Windies can only gain one point from clean sweep

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC) — West Indies stand to gain precious little from their two-Test series tour of Zimbabwe starting Saturday, even if they make a clean sweep of the series. According to an International Cricket Council release on Thursday, the most the eighth-ranked Caribbean side can achieve with a 2-0 …

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Batting concerns for Taylor despite series sweep

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Captain Stafanie Taylor remains concerned about her side’s batting despite their convincing clean sweep of last week’s three-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka Women. West Indies picked up all six ICC Women’s Championship points on offer in the series at the Brian Lara Stadium …

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Ambris urges teammates to remain focused

FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica — Sunil Ambris is urging his West Indies ‘A’ teammates to stick to the plan when they face Sri Lanka ‘A’ in the second four-day ‘Test’ starting today at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium. Ambris hit his fourth first-class hundred of 106 to anchor Windies ‘A’ to 364 …

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KFC CBL Semis & Finals Rescheduled

PRESS RELEASE: Due to the recent heavy rains recently experienced which have caused facility scheduling conflicts; the KFC CBL Semi Finals and FInals  will be held this Friday and Saturday 20th and 21st respectively.   The games will be as follows:   PCD/ GGSL vs Fire Service 6:30pm CSA vs Financial All Stars 8:30pm.   The allowance …

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West Indies recall Cooper for Sri Lanka T20Is

[ESPNcricinfo] Batsman Britney Cooper has been recalled to West Indies women’s squad for the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka women, which starts from October 19 in Antigua. Cooper was picked in place of 20-year-old Reniece Boyce, the only change to the squad that swept the preceding ODI series 3-0. West Indies …

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Fifties for Powell, Kyle Hope help WI dominate final day

[ESPNcricinfo] West Indies 336 for 7 dec (Shai Hope 85, Chase 79) and 263 for 5 dec (Powell 77, K Hope 61) drew with Zimbabwe A 143 (Bishoo 3-28, Gabriel 2-5, Cummins 2-8) and 70 for 4 (Chibhabha 24). Kieran Powell (77) and Kyle Hope (61) completed half-centuries in West …

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